Average Salary for Citibank Employees

New York City, N.Y.-based Citibank hires for positions ranging from Personal Banker to Banking Branch Manager in the financial services industry. Citibank employees typically bring home $64K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Citibank fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; geography and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Citibank typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Citibank
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Personal Banker (24)
$35,234 - $57,197  
[-]Personal Banker (24)
Salary$34,536 - $53,355  
Bonus$-0.50 - $19,574  
Commission$626 - $13,790  
Total Pay$35,234 - $57,197  
[+]Teller (23)
$18,628 - $35,730  
[+]Teller (23)
Salary$22,533 - $43,044  
Bonus$0.00 - $2,980  
Total Pay$18,628 - $35,730  
[+]Bank Teller (19)
$17,395 - $31,107  
[+]Bank Teller (19)
Salary$19,950 - $41,353  
Bonus$6.41 - $972  
Total Pay$17,395 - $31,107  
[+]Branch Manager, Banking (15)
$62,722 - $99,951  
[+]Branch Manager, Banking (15)
Salary$53,327 - $90,670  
Bonus$-0.50 - $15,101  
Total Pay$62,722 - $99,951  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 621
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About This Company

New York City, New York 


Financial Services, Finance, Investment banking

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The highest paychecks go to VPs of Information Technology, who earn $130K, closely trailed by IT Business Analysts (about $88K), Banking Branch Managers (approximately $72K), and Compliance Analysts ($52K). On the lower end are Personal Bankers at $43K.


Median pay is highest in New York (around $92K per year), followed by Chicago ($83K), Irving (around $79K), and Dallas ($75K). High paychecks are not found in Buffalo; in fact, at approximately $45K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Illinois offers the highest pay at $83K annually.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make about $53K. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average salaries of $73K. The largest slice of the Citibank workforce (31 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns approximately $89K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make $148K. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people typically earn $120K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS); Citibank awards around $157K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $79K. One of the more prevalent skills at Citibank is Customer Service, with approximately one in eight considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Banking.

Benefits and Perks

36 percent have paid vacation, and only about 29 percent can take paid time off for illness. To plan for old age, almost all workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a strong majority of workers, and the greater part of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Key Stats for Citibank


47 %
53 %
$34,453 - $89,181
$40,288 - $112,017
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 138 votes.

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